(m) Also Findlay, Finley. Gaelic Fionniagh,
‘fair hero.’ The name of Macbeth’s father. This
personal name became a Scottish surname which is also
found as a Christian name. The Farquharsons are known
in Gaelic as Clann Fhionnlaigh, ‘descendants of Finlay,’
the particular Finlay being Finlay Mór, deputy royal standard
bearer at Pinkie.
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